Tag Archives: war

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New to View: ‘American Sniper’

The highest-grossing film of 2014, George Lucas’s animated musical and a Russian melodrama lead this week’s crop of new DVD and Blu-ray releases. Continue reading

Cinema Blind Spots: Patton (1970)

Despite its shortcomings, “Patton” is a time capsule that exhibits the 1950s studio epic aesthetic in a new 1970s style. Continue reading

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Lone Survivor

Peter Berg’s appropriately harrowing, horrifying and humbling war film only goes Hollywood after running an unshakably exhausting gauntlet of authenticity. Continue reading

The Expendables 2

The Expendables are back and blowing every bad guy and ’80s action movie cliche out of the water. Continue reading

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The Lucky One

Zac Efron is All Grown Up, Attractive and Sensitive: The Movie! Continue reading

Oscar Documentary Shortlist 2012

Fifteen documentaries made the Oscar shortlist, but how come we haven’t heard of so many of them? Are they any good? Continue reading

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The Eagle

The only thing beefier than Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell is the unexpectedly substantial drama in this historical action film. Continue reading

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A nerve-shredding thriller that also offers subtle civilian-in-wartime commentary and a revelatory performance from Ryan Reynolds. Continue reading

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Peleliu 1944: Horror in the Pacific

This World War II documentary covers one battle with insight and deserving emotion. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: A Very Long Engagement

“A Very Long Engagement” — a dark, engaging fairytale of epic emotions and scope — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

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